2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,670 832 47.0 44.1-50.0 838 53.0 50.0-55.9
-Piedmont NC 798 390 46.5 42.4-50.6 408 53.5 49.4-57.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 560 283 48.2 43.5-53.0 277 51.8 47.0-56.5
Non-Hispanic Black 134 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 104 32 25.5 17.1-36.4 72 74.5 63.6-82.9
AGE
40-44 96 13 14.4 8.0-24.8 83 85.6 75.2-92.0
45-54 209 51 24.5 18.3-32.0 158 75.5 68.0-81.7
55-64 194 121 64.4 56.5-71.6 73 35.6 28.4-43.5
65-74 172 126 70.5 61.6-78.1 46 29.5 21.9-38.4
75+ 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 69 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 182 83 47.0 38.9-55.3 99 53.0 44.7-61.1
Some Post-H.S. 195 93 48.8 40.9-56.9 102 51.2 43.1-59.1
College Graduate 351 193 49.9 44.1-55.8 158 50.1 44.2-55.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 238 128 50.5 42.5-58.5 110 49.5 41.5-57.5
No 554 260 44.8 40.0-49.6 294 55.2 50.4-60.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 196 102 53.0 44.5-61.3 94 47.0 38.7-55.5
Non-Veteran 599 288 44.6 39.9-49.3 311 55.4 50.7-60.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 449 173 39.0 33.9-44.4 276 61.0 55.6-66.1
Unemployed 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 241 171 67.6 59.8-74.5 70 32.4 25.5-40.2
Unable to Work 62 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 37 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 98 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 96 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 306 159 49.7 43.3-56.1 147 50.3 43.9-56.7
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 60 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 76 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 459 241 50.8 45.5-56.1 218 49.2 43.9-54.5
HOUSING
Own 602 318 49.8 45.0-54.5 284 50.2 45.5-55.0
Rent 165 59 34.0 26.3-42.8 106 66.0 57.2-73.7
Other arrangement 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 438 204 43.8 38.5-49.3 234 56.2 50.7-61.5
Regional City or Suburban County 190 99 51.8 43.7-59.9 91 48.2 40.1-56.3
Rural 170 87 45.9 36.5-55.6 83 54.1 44.4-63.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 360 181 48.5 42.1-54.8 179 51.5 45.2-57.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 403 189 44.4 38.8-50.1 214 55.6 49.9-61.2
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 231 109 43.3 36.0-50.9 122 56.7 49.1-64.0
2nd Quartile 317 160 45.9 39.4-52.5 157 54.1 47.5-60.6
3rd Quartile 223 105 51.2 43.5-58.8 118 48.8 41.2-56.5
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2020 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4Quartile of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Social Vulnerability Index
(https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/placeandhealth/svi/index.html) for respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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